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Coal Miners Memorial
Johnetta No. 1 Mine & Coke Works,
Johnetta No. 2 Mine,

Johnetta,
Gilpin Twp.,
Armstrong County,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that mined the Bituminous Coal seams of the Johnetta Mines, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Compiled & Edited by
Raymond A. Washlaski

Raymond A. Washlaski, Historian, Editor,
Ryan P. Washlaski, Technical Editor,

Updated Nov. 17, 2009

A Memorial to the Coal Miners that Worked the
Johnetta Mines & Coke Works


Following is a partial list of the miners, mine employees and company store employees that worked the Johnetta Mines & Coke Works, Johnetta, Gilpin Twp., Armstrong Co., PA.   The coal miners names have been researched and complied from various sources by Raymond A. Washlaski, Historian: newspaper obits, newspaper articles, Pennsylvania Bureau of Mines Reports, township histories, and names of coal miners submitted by various people, etc..
The Nationalities listed for various miners, are taken directly from "Report of the Department of Mines of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA" as reported for the various years.  Those listed as American, could be either native born or naturalized citizens.
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Since 1870, Pennsylvania's Annual Report on Mining Activities has recorded 51,483 deaths from mining accidents-- 31,113 deaths in anthracite mines and 20,370 deaths in bituminous mines.

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COAL MINERS MEMORIAL
JOHNETTA MINES & COKE WORKS
[ A ]
Allen, L. E.
(Superintendent, Johnetta Mines, Armstrong Co., PA.)
[ B ]
Bunton, Joe
(Polish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1904, Johnetta No.1 Mine Armstrong Co., PA, Age 34, single.);
(Killed.  Killed by a fall of roof slate while he was extracting an entry pillar in the mine, in the johnetta No. 1 Mine, Feb. 25, 1904.)
[ C ]
[ D ]
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[ H ]
[ I ]
[ J ]
[ K ]
[ L ]
La Veda, Benjamin
(Italian Miner, Snapper ca.1909, Johnetta No. 2 Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 20, single.);
(Killed.  Fatally injured.  He fell from the front end of a trip on the first right face off the main entry and was crushed across the chest by a mine car, Dec. 30, 1909. He died a few hours later.)
[ M ]
[ N ]
[ O ]
[ P ]
Peterson, Martin
(Swedish Miner, Pick Miner ca.1909, Johnetta No. 2 Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 25, single.);
(Injured.  Leg broken.  A mine car jumped the track in No. 34 room on No. 3 entry, slued round and caught his leg under the bumper, in the Johnetta No. 2 Mine, Aug. 7, 1909.)
[ Q ]
[ R ]
Reed, W. A.
(Postmaster and Storekeeper, Johnetta Mines, Armstrong Co., PA.)
[ S ]
Stewart, J. E.
(General Superintendent, Pittsburg- Buffalo Company, Johnetta No. 2 Mine, Armstrong Co., PA.);
(Superintendent, ca.1906, of the Johnetta No. 2 Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, of the Pittsburg - Buffalo Company.)
[ T ]
Thomas, Dr. D. O.
(Resident Physician, Johnetta Mines, Armstrong Co., PA.)
Trapot, Peter
(Slavonian Miner, Pick Miner ca.1908, Johnetta No. 2 Mine, Armstrong Co., PA, Age 36, married, 1 child.);
(Killed.  Killed instantly by a fall of rood rock.  He was mining clay, which is taken out after the coal has been mined out, and was notified to take the rock down, but he tried to finish loading a mine car of clay before doing it, in the Johnetta Mine, March 18, 1908.)
[ U ]
[ V ]
[ W ]
Walbert, Joseph
(Hotelkeeper, Johnetta Mines, Armstrong Co., PA.)
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